Ramsgate Arts Barge Community Interest Company are a ‘not-for-profit’ social enterprise organisation, aiming to renovate and convert a unique 133-year old, 50-metre Dutch former cargo barge into the Ramsgate Arts Barge.
The Ramsgate Arts Barge will comprise a community art studio, an exhibition, event & performance space, restaurant & bar and top-deck biodiversity supporting seated garden, with views overlooking Ramsgate Marina.
Once operational, profits from the project will be used to provide FREE art classes, workshops and courses for children and young adults (2-18 years of age) living within the Thanet District of Kent.
The Ramsgate Arts Barge is supported by internationally acclaimed artist Sir Anish Kapoor CBE, Golden Globe actress Brenda Blethyn OBE, alongside artists Patrick Brill OBE, Kate Malone MBE, Bruce McLean, and many more.
The Ramsgate Arts Barge is supported by Ramsgate Town Council, Thanet District Council & Kent County Council.
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